With your help, volunteers can place a flower for all 350,000 interred at Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day. Help us honor our fallen heroes and lay a flower on every grave.
Honor our heroes - #bringbackthemeaning
"For me personally it was a very moving day. My husband is there, and it was beautiful to see all of our veterans honored by so many caring people. One of the most touching stories I heard was from one of the volunteers. She said as she placed a rose on the marker and read the name, service, history and age, that that person became real to her, not just the head stone of an unknown soldier. Thanks again"- Judy Heanel
The Memorial Day Flowers Foundation honors those who have served our country. Thanks to the generosity of private, public, and corporate sponsors, the Foundation works with local organizers and volunteers to place roses and other flowers on gravesites at National, Veterans, and Local cemeteries across the United States. See our website for more details. www.memorialdayflowers.org
The Foundation started as a dream in 2011 from patriots who wanted to honor those who served our nation. For 2018 over 3,000 volunteers will place flowers at 28 cemeteries.
Support The Foundation today. Your donation will make it possible for us to honor more of our nation's heroes and honor the sacrifices they, and their families, made for our country.
You can double your donation with a matching gift from your company. Check with your HR department to see if your company can match your gift.
A note from the organizer:
As of end of March, we have 140,000 flowers sponsored. Please consider donating or volunteering so that more interred veterans are recognized, remembered, and honored with a flower. Volunteers will meet at 12 noon on Sunday, May 26th, at McClellan Gate to pick up their tote bags of flowers.
Your volunteering will include:
• section assignment
• placement of flowers at the headstones
• paying your respects
Sunday, May 26 at 12 noon
McClellan Gate. Eisenhower Drive
There will be check-in tables where you will be given your tote bag of 125 flowers and assigned a
More details here